Loved Just As You Are

Eleanor came home from high school feeling tired and out of place. She knew she was supposed to figure out what she wanted and where she wanted to be, but she couldn’t sort her thoughts after listening to her classmates.  In one class, students spoke of university and what they wanted to be for theirContinue reading “Loved Just As You Are”

Worry No More

Spiders ardently weaving To discover that their web isn’t only made of their believing Finding many threads that interconnect True understanding is beyond their intellect In confusion, it strives for explanations Choosing denial with hopeful estimations It chooses to weave above and far from the ground No longer knowing difference between how truth and liesContinue reading “Worry No More”

Courage, Whether Loud or Quiet

Inspired by “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” -Winston Churchill It takes courage to stand and speak It’s wise to know your ground Whether loud or quiet, you are not weak Take time to observe the sounds Get a feelContinue reading “Courage, Whether Loud or Quiet”

My Liberating Truth

When I went in for brain surgery six years ago, I carried 24 years of head-banging onto the table. In the months prior to brain surgery, I hit my head on the curb twice and fell down a flight of tile stairs. There was no way for anyone to be certain of what would be.Continue reading “My Liberating Truth”

Strive for Adversity

Without hardship, We would not consider what we already have. Ease would goop into a lazy haze And hard earned skills would be forgotten. -Strive for adversity-   Without failure, We would glide and rise without knowing. Height would pressure us into a messy crumble And lessons would slip away to become unknown. -Strive forContinue reading “Strive for Adversity”